With more than 100 parents and volunteers trained to help improve children’s life chances
The Reader is celebrating a hugely successful first year for First Page, with more than 1,000 children now reading aloud for pleasure across the North West thanks to a growing network of parents, carers and volunteers.
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The Reader’s Learning and Quality Leader, Katie Clark, has chosen this week’s Featured Poem, To Daffodils by Robert Herrick.
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The Reader’s Learning and Quality Leader, Amanda Boston, shares her thoughts on this week’s Featured Poem, Love and Solitude by John Clare.
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For the past two years, The Reader has had the immense joy and privilege of working with a growing family of volunteers, local partners and national funders in the North West to test how best to build stronger and healthier communities through Shared Reading.
Continue reading ““This is the thing, this truly is the thing,” Jane Davis says in thank you message to Shared Reading North West reading revolutionaries”
The Reader’s Head of Publications, Amanda Brown, shares her thoughts on this week’s Featured Poem, To the Cuckoo by William Wordsworth.
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Last month, we celebrated Giving Tuesday by giving thanks to all of the amazing supporters, volunteers, funders and partners who have helped us to read with more people than ever this year.
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Over 800 incredible volunteers help us bring weekly Shared Reading groups into communities across the UK. But what is it like, becoming a Reader Volunteer? Sabine shares her story.
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Recommended by Emma from our PIPEs team, this week’s Read is a collection of short stories edited by Tracy Chevalier called Reader, I Married Him.
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The time has come round again to whet your appetite for some new reads, and with this quarter’s issue the featured interview takes this theme head on. Buy your copy online now. Continue reading “The Reader 69”